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Thursday: Lac-Megantic Rail Safety, Magnitsky Conviction, Hipster Chickens and more.

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Highlights Include:

Part One:
* Lac-Megantic: Rail Safety. A former locomotive engineer questions Transport Canada regulations that allowed the company involved in the Lac Magnetic crash to operate with only one crew member. Doug Finnson, Vice President of the union Teamsters Canada Rail Conference, tells us what changes need to be made to prevent another accident.
* Hipster Chickens. Urban farmers are abandoning their poultry. We speak to Minneapolis resident, Mary Britton Clouse, who has set up a sanctuary to save these birds.  

Part Two:
* Aleppo Blockaded. A resident of Aleppo describes life inside a rebel-blockaded government area where food and other necessities are becoming harder and harder to find.
* Glacier Plane. Dr. Gregory Berg, a forensic anthropologist, is leading a team of specialists to recover the remains of a military aircraft that crashed over 60 years ago near Anchorage, Alaska.

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